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16 Things To Do In Montreal This Weekend

Activities to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather.
Montreal Old Port at night

This weekend kicks off the first weekend of July, and it's going to do so in style with warm weather, sun and a ton of activities for you to enjoy.

Whether you want to beat the heat, try some new food, experience a new culture or dance all day and all night, there's an event out there for you this weekend, as the city vibrates with summer energy.

Read on for a list of great activities, and enjoy!

Try New Food At First Fridays Food Truck Gathering

When: July 5, 4:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Where: Olympic Park

More info.

Attend A Free Circus Performance

When: July 4 – 14

Where: Rue Saint-Denis between Maisonneuve and Ontario.

Read our article for more details.

BBQ At This Pop-Up Beach

When: July 5, 5:00 – 11:59 p.m.

Where: Village au Pied-du-Courant.

More info.

Dance All Night At PY1

When: Friday, 10:00 p.m – 3:00 a.m.

Where: PY1 Nights

Details here.

Attend Montreal's Carnival Weekend

When: July 5, 5:00 p.m – July 7, 10:00 p.m.

Where: Locations across the city.

More info on the Facebook page.

Try Out Montreal's Giant Floating Obstacle Course

When: All summer!

Where: Jean Dore Beach, 151 Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

Read our article for details.

Take a Yoga or Pilates Class

When: July 6, 11:30 – 12:30.

Where: Molson Park

More info.

See A Free Show At Jazz Fest

When: July 6, 9:30 – 11:00.

Where: Place des Festivals

More info.

Go Swimming At Montreal's Newest Beach

When: All weekend.

Where: Verdun Beach

Read our article for more info.

Swim In A Pool For FREE

When: Alll summer long baby.

Where: Check out this article for a full list of free pools.

More info.

Check Out The Fireworks

When: July 6, 10:00 p.m.

Where: Read this article for a list of the places where you can watch the fireworks for free.

More info.

Try Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP)

When: July 6 10:00 a.m – July 7, 5:00 p.m.

Where: 7770 boul. Lasalle

More info.

Make The Most Of Free Museum Day

When: July 7, all day.

Where: Check out this list of museums that are free.

More info.

Enjoy Good Electronic Music

When: July 7, 2:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau

More info.

Challenge Yourself To A Pub Quiz

When: July 7, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Where: Jardins Gamelins

More info.

Spend A Whole Day Making The Most of The A.C.

When: Whenever it gets too hot to bear being outside

Where: We made a full-day guide of air-conditioned activities.

More info.

That concludes our list! Make the most of the warm weather and the sunshine and enjoy the first weekend of July, Montreal.

May the gods of air-conditioning be with you.

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